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SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
that have happened cross the country but i think that can only happen in san francisco the mayors on board and the city hall it's an incredible outpouring and i love how san francisco is in the spotlight here and people around the world sending their love to san francisco. you kids we thank you for your encourage and we wish we can erase the pain we hope this is the day of magic and that you'll remember this forever. bat kid forever in san francisco >> san francisco is unique in this way and it's part of our compassion and we have a civic duty to be involved and people are stepping forward if in huge way. it's about san francisco and it's inspired by miles and about every child who has a seve >> (clapping) all right. thank you erica and thank for the great work. leader pelosi and mayor ed lee thank you for your attention. welcome to yelp. i'm excited to have you here at our new headquarters. as you know yelp has lived within the same radius. we've moved a short distance away and to keep our headquarters in san francisco was a conscious one. san francisco was a key player in the yemz sto
SFGTV2
Dec 1, 2013 6:00am PST
and the tremendous work that happens in san francisco. we know that the latino community has great contributions through economics but culture and every aspect of the cities life (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping). >> more many years we've seen latino impact san francisco for so many ways. we've seen san francisco grow and it's amazing celebrations alongside with impacting policies with the city of san francisco. this year once again, we're honoring young people and showing the excellence on and he impact our lives and families. this year we've identified many community based organizations and have highlighted a pitcher with the san francisco school district to highlight the services we have here in san francisco >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> we would like to thank all the parents and the community members and the dignitaries that are celebrated the lives of young people here, no san francisco. >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping). >> an
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 9:30am PST
to the youth in san francisco and to report back by march of 2014, and i am glad that okeefe who all three of us have worked with has been here and the coordination with the school district and many community based programs is really critical. but i think that my eyes have been and my stomach have been opened up in a lot of ways to a lot of the comments, and i think that innovative ideas on the eseros and the working kitchens and the wiring and a key goal and we need to look carefully at a lot of the suggestions and the suggestions of new concepts like food gentrification, or the food used as an economic development tool that can provide the jobs and better access and roof gardens, in many of the hotels and the strong coalition building among the leaders has been really inspiring. and from the food stamp kids and others, how we work to educate more people of the one in four people in our communities that are at risk of food insecurety and how it is very, very common, yet, some what invisible in this city among the richest in the nation, that we should not have this but i really appreciate
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2013 8:30am PST
. the birth of a publicly own transit system. san francisco municipal railway. muni as it would become to be known. happy birthday, muni, here is to the next 100 years. the birth of muni had been a long-time coming. over the years the city was disjointed privately owned companies. horses and steam and electric-powered vehicles. creating a hodgepodge of transit options. none of them particularly satisfying to city residents. the city transit system like the city itself would have changes during the san francisco earthquake. the transition that will pursue from this aftermath would change san francisco's transportation system once again. facilitated by city boss, abe ruth, ushering in the electric city car. the writing was on the wall. the clammer had begun for the experiment including public transit people. owned by the people and for the people. the idea of a consolidated city-owned transit system had begun traction. and in 1909, voters went to the polls and created a bond measure to create the people's railway. would become a reality three years later. on december 28, 1912, mayor sonn
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
of supervisors who in many respects, is the grand of the san francisco democratic party, so jane, if you could please. jane morrison. >> item one isordinance amending the police code to update the list of city job classifications responsible for enforcement of litter laws and having the power to issue citations for that purpose.. >> this has been introduced by supervisor cohen and we have a presentation. >> good morning supervisors, doug from the department of public works and if there are any questions, i am joined by sandra from the dpw operation's division and before you is an ordinance which is really a clean up ordinance on adding and subtracting certain city classifications who can issue the citations under the police code. for violation of various litter and ref fuse laws. we bring it before you today because we are on the verge of launching a new education out reach and then enforcement program that is funded through the garbage rates. and that program is going to be led, with the class 2917 rkts and so there will be a total of 8 people. >> and on this team there are going to be out in
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2013 12:30pm PST
ireland, and there is no place like home, when you are from san francisco. i have been a corporate attorney at palo -- in palo alto. i became an >> i worked in the finance industry about 5 1/2 years. in the summer of 2009 i joined a venture capital firm with two other partners. >> we are all excited about the americas cup here in district two but one thing if you think about it everyone knows what fleet week is like here in the marina. this is fleet week on steroids. think about fort mason, these will be the most brings taken places to watch the americas cup. what we're working on and working to continue to work on and want your input on, how do we make it a positive experience for the people that live here. >> i'm happily married and my life and -- wife and i live around laurel village. we have two children, five around they. we are proud parents and now just excited to be here on the board. i think i'm in the middle. i'm a moderate person. fiscal fiscally conservative and that is the way i intend to practice what i preach here. in terms of getting into politics, i think for me
SFGTV
Dec 23, 2013 10:00am PST
again. san francisco green party and also you might remember a few years ago 2006 and 7 my organization and we are still part of a coalition when when google and earth link -- we're seeing tomorrow today or tomorrow the announcement that the fact that we kept them for actually charging us for wifi is leading to these corporations just giving it to us so that's something that's positive. and i'm hoping that in 2014 we finally do get scheduled on this item of building a public broadband internet network just like building the roads and highways we need in san francisco i'm hoping in 2014 we'll finally get action items on that and doing studies on how we can roll that out. >> great thank you very much. anything else? so not seeing any member of the public commenting this item is closed and i believe that leads us to our next item which is item number 8 but before i do that i want to wish everyone a very happy holiday i hope you have a please ant and safe and joyful holiday season and best wishes for the new year madam clerk you can call item number 8. >> item number 8 adjournment. >> m
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2013 8:00am PST
>> please welcome former mayor of city and county of san francisco, willy l brown junior. >> let me welcome each and every one of you@city haul of city and county of san francisco on behalf of mayor edwin lee. in just a few minutes you will hear from him. we're here to celebrate the life of an incredible human being. there will be a series of persons telling you from their own personal perspective about this extraordinary human being, but we will commence the program the way nelson mandela would have wanted us to commence this program, and that is of course, by celebrating his life through the voice and sound of people who can sing, very young people who can sing. in this case, the pacific boy's choir academy, of all places, oakland, california. nelson mandela was about -- my daughter susan -- one of her many charitable activities that she does, this is one of them. if you will just kindly stand and the boy's will give you the national anthem of south africa and the national anthem of the good old usa. [music] [applause] >> marvelous rendition of our national anthem, but an incredi
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
with the san francisco dependent on 18995 and worked at several stations. er he was awarded several citations. after two brave bouts with cancer he passed away on november this or that and this commission is adjourned in his honor. thank you >> you get to comment after. >> this commission is now adjourned. >> good morning everyone. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors budget and finance committee meeting for wednesday december 4, 2013. my name is supervisor farrell. i will be chairing this committee and joined by eric mar the vice chair and joined by john avalos. i would like to thank the clerk of the meeting and sfgtv covering this meeting. there clerk do we have any announcements? >> yes. please silence all cell phones and speaker cards and documents to be part of the file should be submitted to the clerk and acting today will a appear on the december 13, agenda of the board of supervisors unless otherwise stated. >> all right. can you call item number one. >> item number one and contract modification guardsmark, llc - security services for the allege to extend the term b
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2013 1:30pm PST
to the san francisco board of supervisors budget and finance committee meeting for wednesday december 11, 2013. my name is supervisor ferrel. i will be chairing the meeting joined by john avalos and scott wiener and supervisor malia cohen many i would like to thank sfgtv for covering this meeting. >> any announcements? >> the clerk: yes, please silence all cell phones and electronic devices. items for today will appear on the 2013 board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise stated. >> okay. we have a number of items 1-9 and a hearing which is scheduled as item no. 10. we are taking that first. please call item no. 10. >> the clerk: item 130946: agenda[hearing - impact of sugar sweetened beverages to the san franciscans' health and health care sector]13094610.sponsors: mar; wiener and avaloshearing on the impacts that sugar sweetened beverages have on san franciscans' health and the health care sector. 9/24/13; received and assigned to the neighborhood services and safety committee.12/2/13; transferred to the budget >> the clerk: sf 101234 >> thank you very much. this hearing was sponsor
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2013 10:00am PST
of san francisco bay area philanthropist helen diller. together with the clean and safe neighborhood parks fund and the city's general fund. >> 4. 3. 2. 1. [applause] >> the playground is broken into three general areas. one for the preschool set, another for older children, and a sand area designed for kids of all ages. unlike the old playground, the new one is accessible to people with disabilities. this brand-new playground has several unique and exciting features. two slides, including one 45- foot super slide with an elevation change of nearly 30 feet. climbing ropes and walls, including one made of granite. 88 suspension bridge. recycling, traditional swing, plus a therapeutics win for children with disabilities, and even a sand garden with chines and drums. >> it is a visionary $3.5 million world class playground in the heart of san francisco. this is just really a big, community win and a celebration for us all. >> to learn more about the helen diller playground in dolores park, go to sfrecpark.org. >> good morning everyone. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors b
SFGTV
Dec 30, 2013 4:30pm PST
. we have all our children in san francisco should have insurance now because if they are low income enough, they get medical. if they actually have a little more assets, a little more income, they can get happy family. we do have family who come outside of our neighborhood to come on our clinic. one thing i learn from our clients, no matter how old they are, no matter how little english they know, they know how to get to chinatown, meaning they know how to get to our clinic. 85 percent of our staff is bilingual because we are serving many monolingual chinese patients. they can be child care providers so our clients can go out and work. >> we found more and more women of child bearing age come down with cancer and they have kids and the kids were having a horrible time and parents were having a horrible time. how do parents tell their kids they may not be here? what we do is provide a place and the material and support and then they figure out their own truth, what it means to them. i see the behavior change in front of my eyes. maybe they have never been able to go out of boundaries
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
you live in san francisco. >> i do. >> thank you. i have no questions. >> thank you very much. the next speaker please. good afternoon chair yee and supervisor breed and supervisor cowen. first of all, thank you for your consideration i'm grateful for the experience i've had in the last two years and working alongside colleagues that are up for repoint in time. i think we've worked 45rd and long. i will tell you about my personal story my family came from south america. i feel the district 9 is where i elapsed any values and chose my career and not to do public service that were i've worked in public service i've serviced or served two mayor's in san francisco. i currently service the working dock that's american people orchestrates serving sfoulg immigrant it's an organization that i went to as a young child. it's a full circle to come back and have serve the community. my mother went there seeking help. i get the combrieths i understand the immigrant experience and how to better their lives. as that's the main inspiration i try to lead by example. i'll honored to be reconsid
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2013 3:00am PST
. at this time i want to bring up annually king who's your vice president here in san francisco. >> thank you a lot to say what a fantastic legislation i want to thank my mayor mayor ed lee and xhaerl for this terrific step forward for the clean energy goals for our city i want to thank light luminal and our commission. and our department because once this legislation is put forth we have a tremendous department that knows house to get the word out and has a fantastic outreach team led by a gentleman i'm calling open in public for his tremendous work and going to tell homeownership's why this is exciting. this is the first step for demand which will turn into jobs. so i want to thank the commission and in specific the president josh wouldn't be here but nick was put in a lot of time for this project. because somebody mentioned i looked like a muni driver today you know who you are (laughter) >> but then at the commission we're driving codify the sentiments and values of what we want to see which is marrying an environment with labor and job development. that's the green color community that
SFGTV
Dec 21, 2013 9:00am PST
. 3 decades ago this san francisco board of supervisors has experienced passive and active discrimination in practices and recognize that history no longer had a place in our city acknowledging that millions of dollars that we spent for services could be a tool to help disadvantaged minorities to increase businesses. chapter 14b now helps all of our businesses in cost operating and it's hoped to level the playing field as city and local businesses compete outdz outside of san francisco. we know when this law has worked our city's contract practices can keep tax dollars here in the city which will do most good for our residents. we know when 14b works we know that san francisco is doing all we can to end discrimination and to ensure that we are not contracting with businesses that discriminate. the hearing that i'm calling for will help us chart a progress in full filling our cities policy on discrimination and we hope in the light of legal adjustment to better award and administer a contract that is better and fair and effective to provide equal opportunities. as san franc
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
but there is health of san francisco. i want to get my thank yous out in case i'm not able to sit for the entire hearing today. but i want to thank you for your hard work and diligence on this report. it is incredible on what you have done and we've heard the facts on what will be part of this year. hopefully by the end of this initiative, we will, our children will be spewing out facts and it is our goal to raise people's awareness and i want to acknowledge the unprecedented number of educators all the way down to the clergy and to the people that are adversely affected by sugary beverages. i'm excited because we have an opportunity to inspire other municipalities and other cities all across this nation to really take a hold of our health care. and policy of the affordable care act, and the other half paying attention to our diet and the third part being exercise. we will hear the statistics which are staggering when you know diabetes is a preventable disease and the birth defects and what liquid sugar does to the body and it is preventable and it is our responsibility as policy makers and lead
SFGTV
Dec 26, 2013 2:30pm PST
to voice my support for the aquarium foundation and the city college of san francisco. as the sustainable ability manager i currently enjoy working with a have variety of local partners toward the facility from seafood to volunteer shoreline and coastal cleans up. i'm enlisted the opportunity to work with conditional as well as a number of new partners new to me to expand conservatism education at the eco center and i'm excited to learn be from the bay hunters community and a build that the community effort. this proposal reflects existing the working relationships with the port of san francisco and it represents the combined expertise of two fine programs along with san francisco waterfront thank you very much for your time and good luck with our decision. (calling names) >> good afternoon. my name is clem ma i'm the director at the city college and a full-time faculty member marry conditional has been involved in existence 2012 actually we've been involved in the park since the beginning and i remember i brought students there i made a key to the plans of the park and it was all innova
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 4:30pm PST
within san francisco. we try to hold a series of hearings we want to push for expensive immigration reform. we're going to continue to work toward this. we worked really hard to work on a variety of bill from understanding critical policies and we've worked hard for the due process and workers rights. we know how important city college is to immigrant community. and we needed to convey how important to keep city college open it's a lifeline for immigrant and what they contributed to san francisco. we're concerned about the impact of the affordable health care and there's also some day to day issues like driver's license issues and, you know, local law enforcement issues making sure that the language access is there for all our community. we've done good due diligence and really understanding the issues but most important to make you all aware of what's important in the immigrant community >> you've having had a a lot of collective issues have you done any advocacy on the national level as we continue to push for immigration. >> our chair a bill who has a national renowned voice he
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2013 9:00am PST
of california. senator mark leno will now share with you how san francisco, university of california, and the state of california played a leading role in being the initiator of the divestment movement from south africa. senator mark leno. >> good morning everyone, it is a great privilege and humbling opportunity to be able to address you today. as nelson mandela of course transcend eded one of the most severe human dignities, harsh imprisonment for the crime of being who he was, for being the man who believed in the dignity of all and the fair treatment of all and for having dark skin. that was his crime. but he chose, as we heard, to forgive and he chose the path of peace when he could have chosen the path of war and he knew in his heart that only love conquers hate. i have personally experienced the dividends that have been paid as a result of his teachings and his mentorship. my good friend alice huffman who drove down early this morning from sacramento to share her thoughts, is one of her disciples. when i first introduced the nation's first air quality bills in the state legisl
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
we've moved a short distance away and to keep our headquarters in san francisco was a conscious one. san francisco was a key player in the yemz story. we realized that yelp might work in cities around the world with yelp in 23 criteria's we need a little bit more desk space. yelp has 17 hundred employees 8 hundred in sf. we're committed to growing the local economy and maintaining a strong connection to our san francisco lines. when looking for a new headquarters it was location, location, location. we needed somewhere to provide easy access to lots of local businesses and restaurants and remain convenient for mass transit riders and bike riders a lot of our employees ride bikes. combrem is pack at about local plays and celebrate the distinct active and unique. we want to have this into a more than workplace. talking of resident at the 130 montgomery is an important milestone. we'll celebrate our tenth anniversary next year. i'm privileged to introduce yelp leader our 2kwishd nancy pelosi (clapping.) and what on a honor to be your representative in congress. thank you jeremy. your l
SFGTV
Dec 26, 2013 3:00am PST
" to old chinatown lane in recognition of donaldina cameron and her many contributions to san francisco1234, item 43: 43.131150[adding the name "harold 'bud' moose lane" to merchant street]sponsor: chiuresolution adding the name "harold 'bud' moose lane" to merchant street in recognition of bud moose and his many contributions sf 431234 item 44: 44.131151[adding the name "enid ng lim alley" to bartol street]sponsors: chiu; marresolution adding the name "enid ng lim alley" to bartol street in recognition of enid ng lim and her many contributions sf 441234 president david chiu: colleagues can we take these items same house same call. this resolution is adopted. item 45. speaker: the clerk: item 45: 45.131191[administrative code - clarifying employer definition for family friendly workplace]sponsor: chiuordinance amending the administrative code to clarify the group of employers required to comply with the family friendly workplace ordinance.1234 president david chiu: colleagues can we take this item same house same call. this ordinance is passed on the first reading. why don't we go to roll c
SFGTV
Dec 27, 2013 4:30am PST
of having free munis in san francisco is what i was interested in having and i was having a conversation with former mayor for this and i want to thank our current mayor lee and the city agencies for working with us and supervisor wiener for really moving forward and getting this done. i also want to make a note that our current head of technology is the fourth chief who i have spoken to about getting this done. i don't know how you managed to do it in the first 6 months but congratulations for what you have been able to do. [ applause ] >> i want to mention that this weekend we has hundreds of folks dressed in santa claus outfits running through here in the castro, i want to thank selena because you were the ones that delivered santa's gift in helping make this vision a reality. in the 20th century, access to roads, electricity and water was how communities and cities succeed. in the 24th century it's access to broadband. we noticed, and we know that we are not leading the way and not even in the top 10 countries in the world when it comes to high speed broadband. as mayor alluded to th
SFGTV
Dec 28, 2013 3:30am PST
be accepted. i'm here to read a statement from one of the properers. professor from the san francisco university regrets be able to attend. the collaboration between the bay institute accustom foundation and several departments is an exciting proposal it will create a strong bond at the eco center as environmental action by providing activity for volunteers to learn about native plants and animals to connect stakeholders with the e cotton of their own background. those two organizations will continue to make bay view hunters point a place for interaction. the state university supports 24 since is it was built. it's my pleasure to offer my support to those institutions. as you know su serves thousands of students and we provide opportunity. in the community every salesmen our multiple racial and body totally appreciates the varied experiences they've had at the park and eco center. etch semester i bring my standards there. i value the experiences they've had and knowledge gained from the expired education provided by the professors and students at the clinical college. i hope that you
SFGTV
Dec 14, 2013 11:30am PST
that president obama gave us. i'm here to welcome you to san francisco and thank you for being here for the home matters for health symposium. it is the right place to be because t n d c has been a powerful change and i'm glad their championinging the center between health. no one else can do that because you've got it it right here in the community. today's symposium is part of a commitment that our city is making. i wanted to let you know all the things we're going to continue the housing for everybody. last week, we you wanted up the helen rogers and my good friend reverend hall was under its a public-private partnership that's now to just conclusions in the wonderful home for more than one hundred of our cities protecting and homeless seniors. 25 of those units are set aside for the seniors. and last month we broke ground to house youth that was formerly in foster he care we were in chinatown breaking ground for homeless families and protecting residents. all of those housing developments have supported services on site to make sure our residents live healthy lives. it won't stop there. let
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am PST
are new trials granted. even here in san francisco we have struggled to fill three investigators positions for the last six months and we have hundreds of cases that need the attention of an investigator. so today we are going to study the aftermath of gideon and discuss what has to happen in order to fix it. i want to thank everyone who has made today so possible, all of you for being here. i want to thank or sponsors, kicker and van ness and jim and douglas and maratel and investigations. i would like to thank all the volunteers who made this possible. kathy, angela and everyone else who helped out today. i want to express my gratitude to the san francisco library for the last ten years and there is san francisco government tv and this is going to be broadcast throughout the year. so thank you. i would like to thank julie tron from the bar association. the bar association has been our partners in terms of providing defense for poor people. in cases where the public defender is not able to provide representation, those cases are handled by the private bar and they are doing an incredible
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
birds and san francisco's famous skyline. >> in the line between that is so natural, you can see birds and be in complete wilderness. i really like that about this. you could maybe get a little snapshot of what they are expecting. >> it is an interactive, keck sculpture that is interacted with by the visitor. >> they are a lot about and they fall down the belt. it moves the belt up, and if you turn that faster, the butterflies fall in the move of words. >> the art reflect the commission's commitment to acquiring the best work from the bay area and beyond. in addition to the five new commissions, 20 artworks that were already in the airport collection were reinstalled. some of which were historically cited in the terminal. it includes major sculptures by the international artists. as a collection, these art works tell the story of the vibrant arts scene in the early 1960's through the mid-1980s's. the illustrate san francisco's cultural center and a place of innovation that is recognized and the love throughout the world. one of the highlights is a series of three left tapestries. they
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 10:30pm PST
about mrs. moedz anonymous to the immigrant but to san francisco. i only had an opportunity to meet with phil and i was very optimistic because i know how hard he worked and i i know about some of his ideas for this particular commission he will bring a missing voice. the gaps in this particular commission include the youth gap. he's not as young as i am - i'm kidding with that - he brings a prospective that seen always one of the gaps that is missing and i look at this commission and look at it how incredibly diverse s it is and how you have some really credible people. i came here concerned about the residency waiver and the attendance. i was definitely looking at mario he has incredible kre78d he credentials and below p blew me away with his presentation. it would be easier to appointed someone i know like phil who i actually had a had an to know he worked for me in my office he's hardworking and a great person and would do an incredible job but it's hard for me not to support the continuance of those candidates that are applying particularly with mel have a she wants one more te
SFGTV
Dec 16, 2013 1:30pm PST
>> good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors san francisco land use committee i'm scott wiener to my right is supervisor kim the committee vice chair and supervisor chiu will be joining us shortly and our clerk a andrea and i want to thank sfgovtv for broadcasting today's hearing. motorcycles >> yes. please silence all electronic devices. completed speaker card to be included as part of the docket shall be on the at the scene of the accident jaubd. >> thank you. and will you please call item one >> it's amending the administrator code. supervisor campos is the lead author. >> thank you very much for the members of the committee to hear this item. i want to thank the members of the board who are co- sponsoring this legislation. i don't know that anyone is necessarily happy we find ourselves in a position to be here but we are here today proud to be introducing what is the first piece of legislation that i have introduced to address a larger issue of the housing crisis that san francisco is facing. i don't believe that this legislation is by any mea
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
right. mayor ed lee has worked hard to keep san francisco economy and recovery on track and create jobs for san franciscans. he makes a city like san francisco to celebrate diversity in education and health care and in the environment for future generation. mayor ed lee began his career as a civil rights attorney he later served as a director of the human rights commission fighting for people then as director of the public works and later as city administrator now as mayor of san francisco he continues to fight by implementing services that help our most vulnerable community. i'd like to welcome to the stage the houshlg may have san francisco mayor ed lee. (clapping.) >> thank you very much. good evening, everybody and welcome to the people's palace. well, this is tonight i'm excited to be here it's an honor to be here to celebrate the ninth american heritage indian month no san francisco celebration of the awards. i wanted to thank not that all of you are here but for k q e d for the sponsoring of local heros. this is important because your city is all about diversity and i want to ma
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 4:30am PST
american gospel. two memorials are planned in the bay area, san francisco mayor lee. post a memorial in the city hall rotunda at 8:00 a.m. and in oakland a celebration is planned for noon at the plaza tomorrow. >> san francisco firefighters have a tough time this morning with the fire burning out a recycling plant that break out last night across highway 101 from candlestick park. matt is on the scene. matt? >> the smoke is still a major issue and it billowed out of the recology warehouse in san francisco. the fire has been burning for several hours first reported 598:30. the warehouse contains basic building material where contractors come to dump items like sheet rock, yard debris and lumber. san francisco fire department says the bulk of the fire is knocked out but a pile 100 yards and 8' tall continues to burn. it is generating so much smoke it has been difficult to get the crews in there. firefighters put on the oxygen tank and rotate shifts every 20 minutes. >> normally the facilities when we do not have a fire have large back hoes and front loaders that operate and move the tr
SFGTV
Dec 21, 2013 3:30am PST
at the continually of san francisco since 998 and have been developing skills based programs for our students where they could get wonderful jobs. many of our students have come from the bayview hirpts point area and have been working in a variety of life science careers one has a job at the man technical and has started a girl's club. beef about that very, very excited about the possibilities of adding certificates and stackable credential were with that in mind last year we were part of receiving a $2 million portion of a 15 million take grant it stand for community career training by the department of labor. with that funding we were creating an environmental monitoring certificate and have been working with the faculty who have been working hard at the park. it's my great pleasure to be here and share that with you and be very, very supportive of the proposal. thank you. >> (calling names). >> good morning, commissioners and staff. of the port. thank you very much for everything you do on behalf of we the citizens of san francisco. i'm thus exposed to talk with you today because inch i i'm a no
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
items of and 7 as amended for two weeks until our next san francisco land use & economic development commission meeting. that motion without objection. madam clerk, is there any other business >> there's no additional business before the committee. >> we're >> first of all, i'd like to start out before we get started with our ribbon kci terminal cemetery actually, we have a congratulate message it's what they say in japan it's a congratulatey message we've received from the deputy administrator from japan who i think you can see on the screen. i'm going to read it in japanese and then in earning >> (speaking foreign language.) >> so i'll read that briefly necessary english. it says i'd like to congratulate you on the opening of our new facilities in san san francisco. i look forward to the center becoming a focal point for united states and china. to further their research to open up a new era in business 13 from the japanese folks. thank you very much >> (clapping) >> okay. so now i'd like to ask an important dpoifts to please come to the stage for a brief speech. i'd like t
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Dec 6, 2013 7:30pm PST
-class city and this our way to success. we're going to make sure that san francisco is a home for >> here we are at the embarcadero. we are standing at one of locations for the street artists. can you tell me about this particular location, the program? >> this location is very significant. this was the very first and only location granted by the board of supervisors for the street artist when the program began in 1972. how does a person become a street artist? there are two major tenants. you must make the work yourself and you must sell the work yourself. a street artist, the license, then submitting the work to a committee of artists. this committee actually watches them make the work in front of them so that we can verify that it is all their own work. >> what happened during the holiday to make this an exciting location? >> this would be a magic time of year. you would probably see this place is jammed with street artists. as the no, there is a lottery held at 6 in the morning. that is how sought after the spaces are. you might get as many as 150 street artists to show up for 50 spaces.
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Dec 8, 2013 9:30pm PST
the leadership we're actively and engaged in san francisco we've done tremendous work in the area of women's leadership and embattling domestic violence and winning the rights of labor protection for the workers and most recently, the due process law ordinance that the board of supervisors passed and guaranteeing respect for immigrant rights in the judicial and the separation of judicial enforcement at the local level. for me personally, i want to the opportunity. i wanted to continue to serve and learn and would be happy to do so if you're willing to reappoint me >> do you have any questions of ms. coal? seeing none, thank you, ms. coal. phil? >> good afternoon i have a little bit of a cold. first of all, it's a privilege to address you guys and apply for this position. i'm obviously asking you to appoint me to one of the empty seats. i'm an immigrant i think i can bring my experience. secondly for about 6 years i was a union organizer i worked pretty closely with gun points from all over the years whether it's asia or african. i'm halfway through law school i can research policy and pr
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Dec 10, 2013 2:30am PST
're all experiencing in san francisco the ability to provide someone housing most likely will be decreasing in reference to how that relates to the 500 units originally demanded in that lawsuit how do you feel the number leftover will be impacted by the rising rents. >> i think it's going to be a matter of the pace of the demand for the scattered cite and it's possible that if the demand is not suddenly going to spike that we will probably be able to accommodate despite the fact that the rents are increasing. the a arra y of selection is going to shrink as time passes that will get more challenging. i think it's early to say whether or not we're going to have to scale back but right now we've been able to accommodate to the demand so it will definitely be something we'll keep an eye on over the year or two. so >> thank you very much. that would be great to have a follow up report to this in the coming year just because of the rent crisis i would say so thank you. >> yes. >> councilmember wong? >> about the increased rents and all this i know most of this program is m
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